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The Health and Physical Education Unit in the Division of Curriculum provides direction and leadership to Physical Education programs, Kindergarten-Grade 12. Unit staff assist districts statewide with implementation of the TEKS and assist the Textbook division in overseeing the textbook adoption process for K-12 Physical Education instructional materials.
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Physical Education 19 TAC Chapter 116
Correspondence Regarding Middle and Junior High School Health Education Instruction and Coordinated School Health Programs
Frequently Asked Questions
Physical Education COMING SOON!
Coordinated School Health Programs
Texas Education Agency Health and Safety Division
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (outside source)- Promotes disease prevention, healthy schools, and healthy youth.
Dietary Guidelines (outside source)
National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) (outside source)
President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports (outside source) - Promotes health, physical activity, and fitness.
Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (TAHPERD) (outside source)
Texas Obesity Prevention Plan (outside source) - Tools and resources for healthy eating and physical activity.
Texas State Athletic Trainer’s Association (TSATA) (outside source)
University Interscholastic League (UIL) (outside source)
VERB Fitness Campaign (outside source) - Coordinated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
National Physical Education Standards (outside source)
PEIMS Crosswalk (PDF, 90 KB)
Off-campus Physical Activity Programs Instructions (PDF, 62 KB)
Off-campus Physical Activity Programs Approval Request (PDF, 861 KB)
Texas YRBS Survey 2009
Barney Fudge, Statewide Coordinator, Health and Safety
Texas Education Agency
1701 North Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701-1401
School Health Specialists